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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Disability

Because of a physical, mental, or emotional condition, do you have difficulty doing errands alone
such as visiting a doctor’s office or shopping?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 7,015 632 7.7 7.0- 8.4 6,383 92.3 91.6-93.0
-Eastern NC 2,182 240 10.1 8.6-11.8 1,942 89.9 88.2-91.4
GENDER
Male 902 86 9.6 7.3-12.6 816 90.4 87.4-92.7
Female 1,280 154 10.4 8.7-12.5 1,126 89.6 87.5-91.3
RACE
White 1,423 130 8.1 6.6-10.0 1,293 91.9 90.0-93.4
African American 545 79 13.0 9.9-17.0 466 87.0 83.0-90.1
Other minorities 189 27 14.2 8.4-22.9 162 85.8 77.1-91.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 123 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 2,049 227 10.2 8.7-12.0 1,822 89.8 88.0-91.3
AGE
18-34 382 20 5.9 3.5- 9.5 362 94.1 90.5-96.5
35-54 588 55 9.7 7.1-13.1 533 90.3 86.9-92.9
55-64 504 69 14.2 10.8-18.4 435 85.8 81.6-89.2
65-74 410 37 9.4 6.5-13.4 373 90.6 86.6-93.5
75+ 278 56 19.9 14.9-26.1 222 80.1 73.9-85.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 273 66 23.4 17.7-30.2 207 76.6 69.8-82.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 662 77 8.7 6.6-11.3 585 91.3 88.7-93.4
Some Post-H.S. 625 60 8.1 5.9-11.1 565 91.9 88.9-94.1
College Graduate 614 34 3.8 2.5- 5.7 580 96.2 94.3-97.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 253 74 28.8 22.4-36.1 179 71.2 63.9-77.6
$15,000- 24,999 360 60 16.1 12.0-21.2 300 83.9 78.8-88.0
$25,000- 34,999 243 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 257 18 6.6 3.8-11.4 239 93.4 88.6-96.2
$50,000+ 642 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 649 208 33.2 28.7-38.1 441 66.8 61.9-71.3
No 1,514 27 1.9 1.1- 3.1 1,487 98.1 96.9-98.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 367 32 8.2 5.5-12.2 335 91.8 87.8-94.5
Non-Veteran 1,813 207 10.4 8.7-12.3 1,606 89.6 87.7-91.3
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,814 197 9.9 8.3-11.9 1,617 90.1 88.1-91.7
No 368 43 10.8 7.7-14.9 325 89.2 85.1-92.3

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*These are new disability questions found in the demographic section of the Core questionnaire.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2014 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2014 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

**Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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